Gov. Justice issues executive order to stop all elective medical procedures

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice pounds the table at the conclusion of his press conference saying the state can beat the coronavirus challenge, Friday, March 13, 2020 at the state Capitol in Charleston, W.Va. Justice announced that all schools are to be closed by the end of the school day Friday. (Chris Dorst/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP)

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – Gov. Justice has issued two executive orders in response to the coronavirus.

Gov. Justice says the first executive order is to stop all elective medical procedures, which will preserve medical equipment for hospitals.

Gov. Justice issued another executive order shutting down new arrivals to private campgrounds. Justice says if you currently reside at a campground, you can continue to stay.

Stay with WOAY News for further updates on this developing story.

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